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Our Impact

2018

  • Successfully advocated for two drugs to treat alcoholism, Naltrexone and Campral, to be added to the Ontario Drug Benefits Formulary
  • Met with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne who later announced funding for treatment beds for addicted youth as requested
  • Presented at the Canadian Nurses Association Cannabis Think Tank Conference
  • Began high school presentations to parents, staff and youth 
  • Participated in MP Rob Oliphant’s Round Tableon protecting addicted youth, including those not seeking treatment 
  • Made multiple submissions (transformation of the criminal justice system; cannabis packaging and labelling; sweetened alcohol beverages) 
  • Wrote to all federal Liberal MPs requesting support for resolutions at their national convention to:  
    • include mental health in Medicare and 
    • take a public health approach to drugs and addiction (not a criminal justice approach) 
  • Participated in Health Canada Stakeholder Conference on sweetened alcohol beverages 
  • Presenting at the Recovery Capital Conference, Toronto in September, 2018 on protecting addicted youth 

2017  

  • Launched website for families 
  • Launched Parent-to-Parent (P2P) Support Program 
  • Sponsored and presented at Recovery Day in Toronto and Ottawa 
  • After we met with MP Rob Oliphant, he agreed to hold a Round Table on how to protect addicted youth, including those not seeking treatment 
  • Made multiple submissions to improve the regulation of alcohol and cannabis and on The Good Samaritan Act  
  • Appeared before the Ontario Standing Committee on Policy 

2016 

  • Incorporation and charitable registration 
  • Prepared a submission to, and appeared before, the federal Legalization of Marijuana Task Force 

Newsletters

Summer 2019 Newsletter

Winter 2018 Newsletter

Fall 2017 Newsletter

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Winter 2017 Newsletter

Fall 2016 Newsletter